At Sultan Lawyers, located in downtown Toronto, our knowledgeable team of workplace immigration lawyers regularly advise temporary foreign workers on a wide range of immigration-related processes, including obtaining permanent residency and citizenship in Canada. We provide legal guidance to foreign workers who wish to obtain permanent status in Canada to ensure they understand the permanent residency process as well as the citizenship process. We also provide timely solutions and ensure that foreign workers have the information they need in order to make their process to permanent residency and/or citizenship seamless.
Permanent residents of Canada are generally eligible for Canadian citizenship if they have been physically in Canada for at least 1,095 days (or three (3) years) during the five (5) years preceding the date their citizenship application is submitted. Applicants who are between the ages of 18 to 54 on the day their application is signed, must show that they can speak and listen at a specific level in one of Canada’s main languages (English or French), including that the applicant meets the Canadian Language Benchmarks (“CLB”) Level 4 or higher.
Applicants between the ages of 18 to 54 will also need to take a citizenship test. Permanent residents will need to answer questions about the rights and responsibilities of Canada and Canadians, including in relation to:
At Sultan Lawyers, we have successfully assisted individuals in becoming Canadian citizens.
We regularly advise and assist on the following:
At Sultan Lawyers, our workplace immigration lawyers regularly provide fast and effective assistance to foreign workers and permanent residents to ensure a smooth transition from permanent residency to Canadian citizenship. We provide high-level guidance and provide our clients with the information needed to make informed decisions in relation to their immigration status in Canada. Contact us online or at (416) 214-5111 for a consultation.
“I want to sincerely thank Sharaf Sultan and his team for their assistance. Right from the beginning, I knew they were extremely knowledgeable and hard working. I also had confidence that Sharaf and his team understood my perspective and that they were prepared to work hard to receive the best result possible. Sharaf and his team were always professional and diligent when providing legal services. He truly went above and beyond my expectations. The whole team provided honest and precise services and they managed to solve any problems that arose during my case. I would definitely work with them again!!”C. Bell
“Kristine Gorman of Sultan Lawyers was terrific in helping me get a Canadian work visa. Responsive, friendly, but mostly incredibly thorough and efficient, she was a life line for when I needed wise counsel and focused expertise.”D. Baum, Ph.D., D.Min. Management Consultant
“Sultan Lawyers provided a great experience during a difficult time with my employer. Kristine was extremely thorough and knowledgeable when reviewing and articulating the risks and details of my severance package. I am thankful for Kristine as her expertise enabled and empowered me to confidently make a decision on my options.”James V.
“I wholeheartedly endorse Sharaf and Alexandra for their employment expertise and their impressive level of client service. Not only was their legal counsel top-notch, but Sharaf helped me navigate the tricky emotional waters related to my matter in a healthy way. He saw the big picture and helped me toward the best possible outcome for me now and into the future. As a lawyer myself, I realised that the smartest thing I could do in my circumstances was to have excellent legal advice, and Sharaf and Alexandra went above my expectations. It was empowering to work with them, and I can't thank Sultan Lawyers enough!”N. Haras
I had an incredible experience working with the Sultan Lawyers team from start to finish. They were friendly and professional, and made me feel at ease with what I was going through. They provided me with some incredible advice, which resulted in a better outcome than I had expected. They also followed up with me to make sure everything was ok, which was a lovely touch, they really care about their clients. I also felt like the service I received was incredibly affordable, and I would definitely recommend Sultan Lawyers to anyone, without hesitation.A. Kelly
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